| Apr 23, 2011
We're counting down to Easter by celebrating some of our favorite Easter candies. So far, we've covered the Whitman's Sampler, Cadbury Creme Eggs, Godiva and See's chocolates, and Peeps. Here, we consider the Easter-themed Pez dispenser. Price: $1.79...
| Dec 5, 2011
Irene Rosenfeld to lead Kraft's new snacks spin-off...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 6:08 AM
Is it two great tastes that taste great together? Is it something that really satisfies? Is it something people don't really eat in the United States?
The top 5 best-selling candy bars in the world all involve chocolate, and two of my personal top 5 are...
| Apr 29, 2015
| 12:44 PM
Mondelez, the company behind Oreo and Chips Ahoy cookies, said its profit in the first quarter nearly doubled as it raised prices for its products and cut costs.
Shares of Mondelez International Inc. rose $1.91, or 5.2 percent, to $38.71 in afternoon...
| Apr 22, 2015
| 7:33 AM
As a spring breeze wafted into his trench, commander Georges Lamour of the French 73rd infantry saw something almost surreal drift his way. A yellow-green cloud.
He barely had time to react. "All my trenches are choked," Lamour cried into the field...
| Oct 27, 2011
| 11:16 AM
Background: Rock N Roll Ribs is the brainchild of Nicko McBrain, drummer of heavy metal band Iron Maiden, and Mitch Tanne, a grocery wholesale business owner. McBrain and Tanne have been friends for 20 years. While celebrities often open restaurants...
| Apr 1, 2015
| 11:14 AM
When most have already polished off their jelly beans and Cadbury Creme Eggs, members of Eastern Orthodox churches will just begin their full week of celebration.
And on Sunday, April 19, congregants from across the eastern half of the state will make a...
| Apr 6, 2015
| 5:51 AM
While we're on the subject of iconic brands hatched in our backyard: Say goodbye to Kraft Foods, soon to be subsumed by Heinz and its Brazilian owners in a deal valued at about $36 billion. If you're looking to figure out why a once-mighty Chicago-area...
| Apr 2, 2015
| 5:40 PM
Maybe it was the 12 pounds of chocolate. Or the 40 pounds of sugar. Not to mention all the cream, milk and corn syrup — and the two dozen vanilla beans. My little project was turning into more of an obsession. Little project? I was only trying to...
| Apr 2, 2015
| 2:08 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal regulators have charged Kraft Food Groups Inc. and another major U.S. food company with manipulating prices for wheat and wheat futures in a scheme that reaped more than $5.4 million in profit.
The Commodity Futures...
| Mar 24, 2015
| 8:00 AM
Somehow New Year's Eve turned into Valentine's Day, and St. Patrick's Day was a fleeting blur of green. Now it's almost Easter. It's time for Peeps, Cadbury eggs, egg hunts and Easter brunch plans. Here are some restaurants around town with Easter...